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Construction Manager - Cardiff

Full Time, Managerial / Executive
Job Sector:
Construction / Trades, Engineering / Technical
South Wales
Salary description:
£25, 000 - £35, 000 (depending on experience)
Start Date:
Camilleri Construction Ltd
Job Ref:

Construction Manager


£25,000 - £35,000 pa (depending on experience)

Full time  / Permanent

Travel Required

Reporting to: Operations Director

Focusing in the domestic and commercial insurance market, Camilleri Construction works with some of the biggest insurance and claims management companies in the UK. With specialist services and our own in-house trade teams, we deal with everything from complete rebuilds and refurbishments of both commercial and residential properties.  

Established in 1985, we aim to drive growth over the next few years by investing in our most important asset, our people. We want team members who are keen on developing higher levels of service through their own personal development, something we invest heavily in and which is demonstrated by our Investors in People and Chartered Building status. We are also in the process of becoming NHBC registered. 

The motivation of Camilleri Construction is simple - to establish and grow a high-end Welsh building services provider with year-on year-growth, delivering building repairs through a team of highly skilled and qualified professionals, within specific market sectors demanding high levels of service.


You must have a strong construction background and have previously worked for a Main Contractor. You must be able to demonstrate a track record in having delivered construction projects and a proven ability to manage all stakeholders from construction through to planning and senior management.


  • Assisting the Commercial Managers on build ability aspects of the pre-construction tender
  • Attending site visits
  • Managing effective site take over
  • Managing site establishment, including site files and induction processes
  • Chairing site meetings
  • Extensive client liaison
  • Ownership of project/client relationship
  • Managing client’s expectations
  • Ensuring dress code is appropriate for the role and creates a positive image of Camilleri
  • Ensuring communication is effectively implemented both internal and external
  • Ensuring sites are running efficiently at all times, supporting the site management teams and controlling materials
  • Ensuring the correct certifications are in place (electrical, gas etc.)
  • Overseeing the implementation of the Health and Safety management system and ensuring all is fully compliant including assisting in the preparation and vetting of method statements and risk assessments
  • Producing, monitoring and coordinating the project programme
  • Requesting the procuring of materials, consumable and plant through the procurement department
  • Requesting the procuring of sub-contract packages from Procurement Manager
  • Managing and reporting on subcontractors performance
  • Attending sites regularly - reporting on progress, identifying problems, (Risks and Issues) etc
  • Ensuring service level agreements (SLAs) are delivered effectively
  • Supporting and committing to the weekly resource scheduling
  • Completing and submitting relevant timesheets
  • Monitoring vehicle usage and the appropriate reporting
  • Responsibility for the maintenance, distribution and retention of records for administration and management purposes (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly)
  • Effective completion of Blueprint in order to have a complete and up to date picture of each project
  • Responsibility for the resolution of technical problems
  • Responsible for effective HR (man management) by utilising company policies and procedures
  • Responsible for sickness reporting & return to work interviews
  • Ensuring work is carried out to the correct specifications and Quality Assurance standards (Scope, Time, Budget and Quality)
  • Monitoring and preparation of costs and relevant reports
  • Responsible for appropriate auditing of project functions
  • Preparing for and attending monthly cost meetings, per project

General Duties

  • To attend and contribute to regular meetings
  • To participate in appraisal process
  • To follow and abide by policies and procedures at all times including Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities and Confidentiality
  • To undertake any other duties that may be required as deemed appropriate


  • SMSTS or similar qualification
  • Previous experience of successfully running multiple construction projects
  • Familiarity with modern construction techniques, methods and building regulations
  • Experience of management of build teams
  • Good knowledge of contract conditions and the law within the construction industry
  • Detailed knowledge of Health and Safety requirements
  • Leadership skills in order to plan, manage and direct resources
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Customer focused
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Team player

Please apply online with your CV and current contact details today.

Company Description

Established in 1985, Camilleri Construction Ltd is a full service building and maintenance contractor to both commercial and domestic properties with the ability and skills to work in a large variety of sectors, delivered by a team with passion for service and who really care. It has gained experience in the renovation of listed buildings, in conjunction with CADW.

Clients include blue chips, including FTSE100 listed, with whom it has built a strong reputation to take on the most complex of projects and deliver them on time and on budget.

The motivation of Camilleri Construction is simple - to establish and grow a high end Welsh building services provider with year on year growth, delivering building repairs through a team of highly skilled and qualified professionals, within specific market sectors demanding these higher levels of service such as Insurance, Business and Private Clients.

In addition to this, we want to bring together professionals who are passionate about developing higher levels of service through their own personal development, something the company invests heavily in and is demonstrated by its recent success in achieving Investors in People and Chartered Building status.

Camilleri Construction is a rapidly expanding company with the opportunity for progression and advancement.

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